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Mar 15, 2011 4:25am EDT
general mills big g line of cereals is america's number one source of whole grain at breakfast. there's whole grain in every box... ♪ ...from chex... to cheerios... to lucky charms. so you can get the whole grain you want with the taste you love. get started on the whole grain you're missing with your favorite big g cereals. make sure to look for the white check. fixing the name. it's fiber none. looks like one. well, i know. i put an "n" there. ah! fiber one honey clusters cereal! that's really good! it tastes good, so there can't be fiber in it! it's actually got about half a day's worth of fiber. [ asst mgr ] it says so right on the box. [ fiber seeker ] really? try it. [ mr. mehta ] honey, touch of brown sugar, crunchy clusters -- any cardboard? cardboard no, delicious yes. so where's the fiber? maybe it's in the honey clusters. [ male announcer ] fiber one. cardboard no, delicious yes. >>> welcome back. we take a live look over the capitol dome this morning. a beautiful shot out there. as you get your morning started, you might want to fire up your itunes if you are in the mood t
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
. [ female announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. >>> a guilty plea from a northern virginia community college student who shot at a professor. jason hamilton of manassas fired a hunting rifle in a classroom in 2009. the professor was not hurt. hamilton faced up to 20 years in prison for attempted murder when sentenced in september into the texas college student from saudi arabia accusing to blow up president bush's home has pled not guilty. he entered his plea at a federal courthouse in lubbock yesterday. he was arrested large month and charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. if convicted he faces life in prison. >>> wal-mart is asking the supreme court this morning to say that a lawsuit brought by women suing the comp
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 10:00pm EDT
reiterate,'s support for the people of japan. -- america's support for the people of japan. >> reporter: the u.s. has begun support to japan, the government going above and beyond. >> like all americans, i continue to be heartbroken by the images of devastation in japan. >> reporter: families are separated unsure if their loved ones made it and in some cases families are separated because of the nuclear danger. in this photo a mother talks to her daughter through a barrier, the daughter isolated because of possible radiation contamination from fukushima's nuclear plant. >> we also have dispatched subject matter experts both reactor experts and an expert on emergency response. >> reporter: officials from the u.s. department of energy and the nuclear regulatory commission are working to determine how to keep the nuclear reactors from melting down. >> in particular, they have asked for additional types of equipment that will help provide water and other resources to ensure the reactors continue to be cool. >> reporter: as officials rush to japan's aid and the body count rises,
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Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
from his trip to latin america in the next few days. we're told that complicated some of the communication here with the president being out of the country. this is expected to be put to rest, we're told, hopefully by the time congress returns to town on monday. >>> angry police officers torched this government building in cairo. witnesses saw the smoke for miles away. thousands of low-ranking police officers are demanding better wages and working conditions. since the fall of mubarak back in february many are protesting to improve working conditions. >>> days after security forces killed more than 40 demonstrators in yemen, the president announced he will resign at the end of the year. but demonstrators are angry he won't turn over power immediately. there are tanks outside of government buildings and armored vehicles are stationed outside of the palace. >>> a protest in the district today calling for a city contractor to hire more local employees. a group calling itself dc jobs or else claims that less than ten percent of construction workers involved in the 11th street bri
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. denny's. america's diner is always open. >> good evening i'm dave feldman. the washington capitals return home tomorrow the first time in 16 days and when they host carolina, and they hope to get the star back, too. ovechkin with the blue jersey at practice and after taking a week off to recover from an undisclosed injury. he missed the caps last three games and with what the head coach called a nagging element. and he is ready to go for tomorrow's game. and bruce boudreau, not sure about him or the teammate. >> and he did good today and we're getting closer and i don't know. i haven't talked to the committee about the actual timeline and skated very well as far as practice. >> and college hoop season is don to the final four. the talk of the attorney is vcu and from nearby richmond. a team that had to play to play. you follow that? this was the scene five years ago at verizon center and when 11th-seeded george mason defeated uconn to advance to the final four and that is vcus turn. and the rams are an 11th seed and beat georgetown, purdue, florida state and kansas on the way to th
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
president went to a school and a slum. the trip is part of a five-day tour of latin america to strengthen diplomatic ties. >>> antiwar protestors put on a show outside quantico marine base. they want an army private with wikileaks set free. >> reporter: this is the second protest this weekend by several groups that are iraq veterans against the war. they were joined today by daniel elsburg who leaked the pentagon papers during the vietnam war. several hundred demonstrators turned out across from the quantico marine pays and carried signs that said free bradley manning. these protestors say the army private is being tortured, held in solitaire confinement, stripped naked for several days in his cell at night and now is being forced to wear a special safety smoke that would prevent him from harming himself. they want the abuse stopped and an immediate trial on any charges. >> i identify entirely with bradley manning. when he said to get these truths out that should not be concealed in washington, should be known to the people and cause debate. >> when you are not allowed to wear
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
year it will cost you $5 to attend the street fair put on by the japan-america society. if you are 12 and younger, they still get in for free. >>> 7:21 on a wednesday morning. and a big step for the nationals next phenom. witness some history for bryce harper next. >>> and since the president has taken office there are some that refuse to believe he's born in the united states. now a former presidential hopeful is apologizing for wrongly stating where the president grew up. >>> and for a lot of us, the days can't start without a strong cup of coffee. coming up this hour, holly is taking us straight to the source. holly is coming up. it's 7:22 now. stay with us.  >>> there is a little bit of history nat's fans. in viera, florida, yesterday, phenom bryce harper recording his first hit as a member of the nationals during an appearance against the mets. nats went on to win the game 5- 3. 2-0 early start in the spring this year. >>> mike huckabee pointed out for getting his facts wrong. he twice said that president barack obama was raised in kenya. but did not go as far a
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
dinner in childee last night. president in that country for part of his tour of latin america. it is his second trip there. the first visit was to brazil. >> to the people and progress of chile, the united states of america is proud to stand with you as partners and to what our partnership says about who we are, two proud nations bound by the conviction that change is possible. >> the first family continues on to el salvador today. this will be last stop on the trip. >>> it was a night of stars and presidents. four living former u.s. presidents came together in washington to honor george herbert walker bushate event was at the kennedy center. it also promoted the 41st president's passion for giving back and service to others. bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: former american idol carrie underwood among the performers paying tribute to former president york h. w. bush sitting with another three living former u.s. presidents, a condition did i center tribute for the man and his mantra. >> we are all so wrapped up in the things we to in our daily lives but helping your fellow man that
FOX
Mar 31, 2011 5:00pm EDT
or not america's honored fallen were buried in the correct drives -- griefs. tonight, one u.s -- graves. tonight, the situation might be worse than originally thought and tom fitzgerald joins us now and this is going to the issue of mismarked graves? >> reporter: that is what it's about. the new information stems from previously secret testimony from the workers at the ceremony. the testimony that indicates the number of mismarked graves at arlington national cemetary and maybe larger than previously thought. arlington national cemetary is america's hallowed ground. but arlington's image has been under siege since the army revealed decades of mislabeled graves missing remains and headstones being used to line waterways. the scope of the mismanagement and bad record keeping here at arlington national cemetery came to light in 2010, but as a new administrator gets to work at sorting out the mess, it turns out the problem might be much worse than previously thought. a new article in "time" magazine suggests the mix-up is so bad, that it might be impossible to sort out. time-obtai
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
hell is going to break loose because nobody is going to follow a weak america. >> reporter: japan's nuclear crisis took second stage. still concern about safety hasn't dissipated. >> we should just be humble in the face of mother nature. we should understand that it's very difficult for us to guarantee that a catastrophic meltdown cannot happen. >> reporter: fox news sunday pointed out that 23 nuclear reactors in the u.s. are the same design as the ones at the now doomed fukushima dai-ichi plant. energy secretary steven chu responded. >> there have been safety upgrades done. >> reporter: the world is watching both situations and hoping our leaders can come up with the right solutions. melanie alnwick, fox 5 news. >>> staying on japan, two people have been found alive under the rubble of their home and there's mixed news tonight about radiation concerns. japanese officials say two of the overheated reactors at the fukushima plant have now been safely cooled. that news comes as the nation's health ministry announced more produce was found that contains elevated levels of radiation, bu
FOX
Mar 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
next. >>> also ahead, we're exploring the rich history of america's most namous residents. holly is with the white house association as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. more on that in just a few.  >>> 7:23. welcome back. a man in northern california was seriously injured after his sunday morning newspaper exploded in his hands. authorities say a device was hidden in the paper in vacaville, a city between san francisco and sacramento. they are not sure if the man was targeted or if the attack was random. he was airlifted to the hospital and will survive. a bomb squad searched the area and no other explosives were found. >>> a family outing in san diego turns tragic when their sailboat capsized. 7 adults and three children were thrown into the water and two men drowned. the water was very cold and the survivors were shivering when pulled from the water. 60 firefighters were called to the scene. five ambulances took the survivors to the hospital. >>> a group of women led by a wal-mart greeter who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the store chain will be heard by the u.s
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> 8:14 and welcome back to fox 5 morning news. >> we'll check in with tony perkins for our bonus for this tuesday. >> you know how sometimes we show pictures of children and their all dressed up with a nice little dress or a little suit. i love those pictures. i love the little clothing. we have one of those today. it's great. it is the my first 5 photo of the day. check out this young man. >> he looks sharp. >> 4 years old, looking sharp, ready to impress. this is aaron and he begged his mother to buy him a suit and tie so he could dress like president barack obama. >> that is so great. >> good for you, aaron. he actually looks a
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
put it aside as this doesn't concern me or doesn't affect middle america. this doesn't affect mainstream society. the combination of rock hudson's diagnosis and announcement that he had aids and elizabeth taylor taking up the cause was a one-two punch to the american people. this is something that can affect anyone. this is something that can be taken seriously and this is something that is not just affecting a fringe community, it is something that can effect all of us. and i think her commitment to this cause and her taking up this banner was really a very important break-through in the fight against hiv and aids. she really reached people who were not listening and not paying attention and made them listen and pay attention. you talk about the reagan administration, she was very influential in getting people involved in the fight against hiv and aids. he she had a personal connection between nance andy ronald reagan and used that to get more attention to the government with the epidemic and along with the general public and that was such a critical thing at that time. it se
FOX
Mar 12, 2011 10:00pm EST
. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh [ female announcer ] important events can sneak up on you. oh, i am not ready. [ female announcer ] but in two weeks, you could feel ready. introducing yoplait light's two week tune up diet plan. you could lose 5 pounds in 2 weeks when you replace breakfast and lunch with a fruit, grain, and yoplait light. betsy bets. you haven't changed a bit. oh...neither have you... sean. well, yeah. [ female announcer ] go to yoplait.com to start your two week tune up. police in new york are investigating a bus crash that left 14 people dead. >> and more than 30 parks were on the way back from the casino in connecticut when the accident happened. >> he's more. >> reporter: a horrific accident early this morning in the bronx when a crowded tour bus flipped on a highway and careend into a metal traffic pole. the search is on for a tractor- trailer that may have caused the wreck. the crash happened at about 5:30 in the morning local time on interstate 95. the driver of the tour bus telling police that the tractor- trailer clipped him from behind and -- the
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
america, taking in the sights with his family. it may be another part of a white house effort to deemphasize the u.s. role in libya but critics wonder if the ultimate u.s. goal to expand to include getting rid of gadhafi. >> that distinction is quite important. because if this is a war to remove gadhafi, who knows where it could go. >> reporter: and there is fear of rumblings here on capitol hill tat president needs to explain exactly what the u.s. intends to do in libya. doug luzader, fox news. >> we're also hearing that the four new york times journalists held in libya have now been released. tush. >> embassy said they were handed over to the tushish ambassador and expected to cross the border into tunisia later this morning. >>> now to japan and the latest on the disaster there. smoke rising from two of the cripples nuclear reactors forced workers to turn back. earlier the health ministry warned people in a village 20 miles from the plant not to drink tap water because of higher iodine levels but added the levels were too small to pose a risk to human health. >>> the fairfax c
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
with america's obesity epidemic. >>> first, find out if yesterday's warmer weather might stick around for the next couple of days. we'll get the full forecast when fox 5 morning news continues on this tuesday morning.  >>> northbound bw parkway, 295 near route 195, we understand there is an overturned vehicle there closing the northbound lanes of the b. with that parkway. this is near bwi airport so you want to stay away from bw parkway. julie wright just telling us again it was an overturned vehicle. northbound lanes are closed there. you want to take an alternative route if you are trying to get to bwi airport this morning. >> right in the area where you would get off to get to the airport this morning. we don't want you to miss your flight owe you might want to take 95 or other routes if you are trying to get to the airport. try to avoid the bw parkway because you will get stuck in the aftermath of this parkway. we'll check in with julie in just a few minutes. she will have better alternates to get around this accident near bwi airport. >>> a fire at t
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 6:00am EST
when fox 5 news returns.  somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy low-fat yogurt, mcdonald's strawberry-banana and wild berry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ >>> check this out. d.c. councilman marion barry's jaguar booted because of unpaid parking tickets. he with not talk about the situation on camera but we no he did pay the tickets because we saw the boot getting removed. in d.c., your vehicle is boot the if you have two or more unpaid parking tickets 60 days or older. >> and they do write a lot of tickets in d.c. >> yes, they do. >> big
FOX
Mar 31, 2011 5:00am EDT
something. >>> america's weight problem is not only affecting humans but nationwide, we are seeing more and more pudgy pets. >> owns are don't know what they are feeding their animals. there is a move to change that. we have a report. ♪ i want to see you wig it would, just a little bit. >> yes our four-legged friends are wiggling it but these days more than just a little bit. >> i think maybe start with five and sort of reassess how do her ribs feel. >> reporter: ribs? on most of our pets, you can't even see them. perhaps brownie here ate one too many brownies. >> we don't ethe ribs. >> reporter: a study by the association for pet obesity prevention says more than 51% of dog are overweight or obese weighing in above what is considered healthy. >> he says you are seeing chunkier dogs, more diabetes, more orthopedic problems. >> reporter: it could even lead to death but addressing the issue isn't so easy. >> does she have jiggle. >> she has a little jiggle. >> oh, no! >> each of the healthy weight foods -- >> petsmart manager sarah says the fat talk august touchy issue. >> frequently, i
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 9:00am EDT
one of america's top tv shows but her latest album is topping the charts. so what does that feel like? ahead this hour hear from the star about the success of her latest hit and her role as money american idol judge. >>> holly? >> reporter: successful women, where does that lead in to me. and listen, we have big basketball mattness on the line. our last team going into the final four. >> to take on screech. it is jack the bulldog, the nine seed, against clawed from american university. are you ready? final four bid on the line. here we go. wait a minute. we have to get slap shot out of the way. here we go. in three, two, one. and they're off. >> reporter: and they're off. >> clawed with the early advantage. and he's in. oh, no. >> on to the final four. >> reporter: georgetown goes home. it's okay. >> the jollas are still alive in the real dance but clawed moving on to the final four to take on screech. don't go anywhere. the final four when fox returns. >> that's my alma mater. good going clawed. >>> and here is today's trivia question. what word did sensors ban from the i love l
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
this. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> let's take a look at the markets. not a good day yesterday. let's start actually in asia after the massive earthquake in japan where it is certainly impacting unvestors. tokyo's nikkei took a steep drop at the end of trading in reaction to that earthquake which occurred just a few minute before the close of the nikkei. so a lot of these losses were piggybacking on the losses here in the u.s. and at the end of the day, they kind of tanked. nikkei down 175 points overnight. a down day for the dow and nasdaq yesterday. dow down 228 points. nasdaq down 50. s&p down 25 points. futures this morning already down in the u.s. dow futures down 71 points. we'll con to follow how this b
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
we don't deal with him, all hell will break loose because nobody will follow a weak america. >>> japan's crisis took second stage. >> we should be humble in the face of mother nature. we should understand that it is very difficult for us to guarantee that a catastrophic meltdown cannot happen. >> reporter: fox news sunday pointed out that 23 nuclear reactors in the u.s. are the same design as the one at the now doomed fukushima planted. energy secretary steven chu responded. >> there have been safety upgrades in those reactors and there will continued to be in all the existing reactors if it is warrantedded. >> reporter: the world is watching both situations and hoping our leaders can come up with the right solutions. melanie alnwick, fox 5 news. >>> stories making local headlines, a 15-year-old girl behind bars accused of murdering another teenager. police say she shot and killed 18-year-old gary gordon of southeast washington. this all happened at the washington view apartments on stanton road. authorities say it is still unclear for gordon knew the girl accused of killing
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 10:00pm EDT
the president begins a swing through south and central america that his critics had already said was poorly timed because of the budget impasse but he left gadhafi with a warning. >> if gadhafi does not comply with the resolution, the international community will impose consequences. the resolution will be enforced through military action. >> reporter: the president has drawn fire for how long it took the u.n. security council to ask, but officials say it was faster than usual and believe the u.s. taking a lower profile allowed the arab league to support the resolution which prevented a veto by russia or china. >>> meantime five people are dead after syrian security forces launched a harsh crackdown on protesters calling for political freedom there. today's violence happened during one of several demonstrations across the country. the five people were shot and killed when security forces tried to disperse hundreds of protesters. the violence began when a large group of people emerged from a mosque marching and shouting slogans against government corruption. >>> to yemen at least
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Mar 17, 2011 7:00am EDT
america to get 50 miles away from the plant, not the 12 miles the japanese government is saying and u.s. citizens should consider joining the mass exodus out of japan. on the ground in japan, that desperate search for survivors continues. a mission now that rarely ends in success. and the state department said they will offer charter flights to get u.s. citizens out of japan n. washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> survivors are dealing with frigid temperatures and falling snow. the temperatures dropped below freezing again last night. some emergency workers had to stop work because of ice on the roads. work crews continued to clean up the debris left by the disaster. the death toll over 5,000 with many more without electricity. >>> fairfax county search and rescue crews searching for survivors. they are conducting operations in areas devastated by the quake and tsunami. they and another team from los angeles have joined with teams from britain and china. they are conducting grid searches. to see more video from the search and rescue team, go to myfoxdc.com. and there you will fin
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Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
appeared to have lost its ability to thrust causing the plane to go down. >>> america's space program suffered another embarrassing failure. tonight a satellite worth nearly a half billion dollars is sitting at the bottom of the ocean after failing to make it into orbit. now a virginia-based space contractor has some explaining to do. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has this one. >> reporter: if all had gone as planned, nasa's glory satellite would be orbiting 438 miles over the earth tonight. instead nasa is dealing with yet another launched failure and another investigation into what went wrong. liftoff came just after 5 a.m. friday. >> two, one, zero and ignition of the taurus rocket with glory. >> reporter: a textbook launch at first with nasa's rocket shedding sections as planned. >> stage one ignition and video confirms separation. >> reporter: but just 10 minutes into the flight nasa had a problem on its hands. >> vehicle speed error is indicating underperformance, which is expected to due to a ferring not separating. >> reporter: a piece that should have pushed the satellite to orbit n
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Mar 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
. come celebrate baconalia! we're open to 7 new ways to enjoy bacon. denny's. america's diner is always open. >>> if you're looking for work, check out our job shop and our job of the day is with first potomac realty trust. it's looking for a construction manager in columbia, maryland. candidates must have five years experience in commercial construction management or engineering. for more on this job go to myfoxdc.com and click on job shop tab on the top of the home page. >>> president barack obama is nudging tim kaine to run for senate. the dnc chair and former virginia governor introduced the president at a fundraiser last night in new york. president obama said kaine would make an outstanding lawmaker. he's been considering a run for the senate since webb announced he will not seek re-election. he will face senator george allen. >>> michelle obama wrapped up women's history month by going to ballou senior high school to speak with students about achieving their goals. gina davis and hillary swank and susan g. komen for the cure founder will serve as guest mentors visiting sev
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Mar 23, 2011 4:25am EDT
on good morning america. he was report lid upset about questions about at tax on his ex, rihanna. according to reports, he smashed a window and some shards of glass fell to the street below. no word if he violated his probation on felony charges stemming from the assault on rihanna. >>> imagine 51 dogs all in one home. that is well above the legal limit. that is what animal control officers found in one local home. we'll hear from the owner and wait until you see how many people lined up to adopt little pups. >>> plus, your weather and traffic is coming up. stay with us. we'll be right back.  ♪ [ female announcer ] why choose between delicious or 100 calories? ♪ [ female announcer ] why choose between delicious with yoplait delights, now you can finally have both. ♪ it's the perfect parfait, with two indulgently rich layers of chocolate and raspberry yogurt and only 100 calories. yoplait delights. get rid of the "or." let's check in with tucker. a little bit of rain on the drive in to work but it's going to get worse? >> later on, the evening commute, some shower
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Mar 8, 2011 6:00pm EST
strides and regional bike sharing programs. bicycling is bombing all across america. >> the price of fuel went up and more people are riding and walking. >> reporter: they flew into town for the national bike summit. >> i flew into reagan and took a taxi to the house of sweden and picked up the bicycle. >> and you travel with the luggage, is that a hassle? >> not with this bike. the rack is accommodating and could be bigger. but it works well. >> reporter: vince counts as bicyclable communities sprout up everywhere you look. with gas prices going through the roof. the biking is cheaper than driving. >> in 2008, there was a big spike in activity and that did not go down. >> reporter: avid bicyclists have all sorts of reasons for hitting the trail. >> i got into bike pet advocacy when i lost a sister, a pedestrian victim in 2004. >> reporter: you might think there are more accidents but that is not the case. >> as people ride more and after the number of crashes involving the cyclists stays level or goes down. >> reporter: the organizers want congress to continue funding it increase the bik
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Mar 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
america's all about, just profiling people and refusing them. >> reporter: they have spent hours writing letters and making calls. >> it's very frustrating because we can't get through to anybody. >> reporter: it's that effort that brought her mother here for the wedding. at first heavies aves denied, too but the -- heavies aves denied, too but -- her viz aves denied, too but the em -- visa was denied, too, but the embassy changed its mind. the wedding is scheduled for march 27th here at the synagogue in bethesda. so it's only a week and a half away. they're hoping that someone will intervene because time is running out. in bethesda, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> coke or pepsi? tonight one of those beverages has new bragging rights. >>> and lincoln dethrones lexus. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight why thousands of lawsuits have been dismissed from a maryland court. no. 5, if you live in maryland and midland funding sued you to collect a debt, well, guess what? your case may have been tossed out. a judge dismissed 10,000 cases filed between january, 2007 and
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Mar 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
mills big g line of cereals is america's number one source of whole grain at breakfast. there's whole grain in every box... ♪ ...from chex... to cheerios... to lucky charms. so you can get the whole grain you want with the taste you love. get started on the whole grain you're missing with your favorite big g cereals. make sure to look for the white check. >>> you know, the weekend is going to be pretty nice, but don't expect any 80-degree readings hike what we had today. tomorrow 61 -- like what
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Mar 10, 2011 4:25am EST
favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> a deadly earthquake rocked china. it happened in extreme southwest china near the border with myanmar. at least 14 people were killed and more than 150 injured after that 5.8 quick hit. chinese officials say several homes and buildings toppled. there are reports that people are buried underneath all of that debris. >>> after weeks of protest, a stunning vote in wisconsin. republican state senators successfully voted to strip almost all collective bargaining rights from unionized employees that. moves comes three weeks after morn a dozen democrats left the state to avoid voting on that measure. republicans found a loophole in state law which allowed them to vote without a quorum as long as the bill doesn't spend money. they stripped the financial dealings out of the bill and called a vote. >>> the dally lamb as stepping down as political leader of tibet. the dalai lama is not elected. he wants a political leader elected by the people -- the dally lamb as stepping down as political leader of tib
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Mar 17, 2011 4:25am EDT
america oh, oh, oh >>> all right, time for sports and the playing games are over. time to get down to business, ncaa tournament men's is down to 64 teams officially. good game last night, vcu against usc. boo. i'm sorry. this one would be tied at the break. but the trojans go on top in the second half. but then the rams rally. virginia commonwealth faces georgetown in the second round with the 59-46 win. >>> all right, to texas we go, texas and san antonio, they beat alabama state behind johnson's third career-high 29 points. he had a big game. road runners led all the way. their victory gets them a round with ohio state in the second round and good luck with that. the buckeyes are the overall top seed. >>> all right, on to george mason we go. setting up for tomorrow's game against villanova. the team loaded up the gear, there you go, you can see them getting on the bus and the short flight to cleveland. patriots kickoff tomorrow at 2:10. villanova is the ninth seed. >>> all right, good game last night in detroit, to the caps we go. to the ice and looking to make it 10 wins in a row.
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Mar 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> thank you. >> and linda spears. from the child league of america today. >> thank you, allison. >> before we started this whole conversation, it seems outrageous that a mother like this allegedly, and we'll see all of this alleged at this point, would be allowed to have other kids when the other kids were taken away. but who are we to stop re production, that's what some people would say. but linda, i'll ask you first, how can this be stopped in how can we put an end to this? >> there are so many levels. you can look at local level, at a case by case level to make good decisions on cases every day and to qualify workers and systems so that this can he do the job well. but i think on a community level, and on a national level we have to look at that capacity in a unique way. we have to pay attention to what it takes in policy and resources and programs in order to protect kids on a fundamental basis every single day. >> now, michael, these kids that we were talking about in this case specifically, they were too young to go to school so they are in that second tier of safety beca
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Mar 3, 2011 9:00am EST
electricity is a home grown fuel so you're not putting gas in the tank and america is not importing oil and that means good things for the country and also the cars are made in the u.s. which is good for the economy. but importantly, you're going to be saving money compared to driving a gas car. >> reporter: and if i wanted to put a order in for this car today, how long before i get it? >> i'm not sure. they are available nationwide at the end of the year. today they are available in d.c. and states on the west coast. >> reporter: and do they only come in sports red? >> no you have some hot colors to choose from. >> reporter: well this is the hot idea when it comes to cars and energy and topics of discussion today here at the newseum. thank you so much for letting us in here this morning. we appreciate it. back to you in the studio. >> and you guys look cute in it. >>> the taste of warmer weather are making us look forward it getting things done in our garden. >> gurvir talked with derek thomas for the right tools for the upcoming garden jobs. >> if you are like me you are over winter a
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Mar 17, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. what happened to nukes post japan safety in america? what happened to arab intelligence, why we don't know what's going on in lybia and we can't control it and we're about to go to war, by the way, in a matter of hours probably, with lybia, what happened to the fact that we have two wars that we're fighting instead of a targeted intelligence operation? those are -- you know, fenty is starting to look pretty good. he hired people like rehh and lanier who ran great -- rhee and lanier who ran great departments. those are looking pretty good compared to what gray is doing. >> i don't understand why this is classic. bob is taking us off the track. he wants to talk about the japanese nuclear problem. >> that's the job of this committee. >> the job of this committee is first and foremost to safeguard the money and finances of the american people. you ask bob. the subcommittee is are the hearings appropriate. not only does he not answer it, he starts talking about the middle east. it reminds me of the clinton year. >> jack believes they are. thank you both for coming in tonight. >>> elementar
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Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
that will make america more competitive. >> reporter: looking to rework the bush administration's no- child-left-behind, the president said that law focused too much posing national standards and not enough on results. >> and what hasn't worked is denying teachers, schools, and states, what they need to meet the goals. that is why we need to fix no child left behind. >> reporter: the white house proposes three changes to no child, including increasing accountability, allowing more flexibility by educators and zeroing in on the at-risk schools and students. >> on capitol hill, the republican house speaker said that he wants to see an expansion of washington, d.c.s school voucher program, the voucher advocates say they're disappointed that president obama did not have more to say on the subject during his speech. but vouchers were left behind in the president's arlington speech, and their absence has voucher advocates disappointed. >> this is not a program he's been supportive of. he's been silent on this. >> reporter: virginia walden, ford executive director of d.c. parents for school
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Mar 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> making headlines this morning, a former animal search technician is expected to change his not guilty plea for the murder of a yale university graduate student. attorneys for raymond clark iii said he struck a deal with prosecutors to a guilty plea. the woman's body was found stuffed behind a search lab wall the day she was supposed to get married in september 2009. >>> the university of delaware is apologizing to dozens of high school sooners congratulated for being accepted to the school even though they weren't. the university had a link on its website that was available to all applicants but should have only been shown to those who were admitted. clicking the link took students to a page that read congratulations. many that were denied admission viewed the link. >>> a homemade video of a college student whose rant went viral on the internet, the same day as the disaster in japan. now in that video, alexandria wallace vented about the many asian people. in one point she mimics an asian student answering a cell phone and she said we do
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Mar 3, 2011 10:00pm EST
central. take a look at these faces. your local news is next. good night, america.  >>> breaking news right off the top tonight. a high rise apartment up in flames along g street in southeast d.c.. >> inside, dozens of senior citizens, some unable to get out. tonight, many are looking for a place to sleep. ross slater is working this one forrous live. >> reporter: good evening. it is a bitter cold night to have to come out in whatever you're wearing and be rescued from a burning building and but that is what happened for senior citizens, the fire broke out a little before 8:00 tonight in a third floor apartment of this 7 story apartment building. the folks who live here tell me that it is a senior citizens building that is part of the potomac garden housing complex. the smoke quickly filled the hallways and began rising to the upper floors. one resident on the fifth floor said he heard the alarms, saw the smoke, and began to alert and help his neighbors. >> i just wasn't going to leave there by myself. i had to knock on doors and make sure everybody got
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Mar 13, 2011 10:00pm EDT
that warm weather. [ female announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> a follow-up to the fight that broke out last weekend at the dmv entertainment and musical awards. amateur video shows some of the brawl that left six people hurt. members of the entertainment industry and the public today met to try to make sure it never happens again. ross? >> that video literally has been seen around the world. members of the hip-hop community fear the negative publicity may not be hurting just the awards show itself, but local artists, too. >> reporter: by now, these cell phone images have gone viral. a series of brawls that broke out last week. >> i had people from california, texas calling, are you okay? i know you were there. it
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Mar 7, 2011 10:00pm EST
announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> the crisis in lybia is escalating with president obama warning the u.s. is considering military action. today moammar gadhafi again ordered airstrikes against opposition forces marching toward the capitol. france and britain are working on a u.n. resolution for a no fly zone. president obama is warning gadhafi's inner circle will pay for supporting him and attacking the libyan people. >> i want to send a very clear message to those who are around colonel gadhafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward and they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. >> nato is boosting surveillance flights over lybia from 12 to 24 hours a day.
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Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm EDT
tickets. >> this is not what america is all about, just profiling people and refusing them. >> reporter: they have spent hours writing letters and making calls. >> very frustrating because we can't get through to anybody. >> reporter: it is that effort that brought her mom here for the wedding. at first her visa was denied too but they changed their mind. >> on the day of the wedding it is very powerful, very emotional, and it is going to be my family, too, so i want them all to be there. it is only going to happen once. >> reporter: their wedding is scheduled for march 27th here at the synagogue, so it is only a week and a half away. thaw are hoping someone will intervene because time is running out. in bethesda, beth parker, 5 news. >> absolutely beautiful day outside today. >> gorgeous, loved it. could not get enough of it. >> i hope we can keep this going all the way into the 18. is this a good night to catch a little different outside? >> perfect. >> sorry. >> have you ever seen me do that? >> it has been a long time. >> yeah. >> okay, well that is just about how confident i am tha
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Mar 7, 2011 9:00am EST
-- radicalization in america. >> reporter: peter king of new york said affiliates of al- qaeda have been radicalizing young muslims in the country. the chairman of the homeland security said muslim communities in the u.s. are not cooperating enough with law enforcement to counter the radicalization. >> these hearing are absolutely essential. the attorney general, the secretary of homeland security have all spoken about the increasing threat of domestic radicalize is. and eric holder said he can't sleep at night because of the number of young muslim americans who are willing to take up arms against their government. >> reporter: but strong people oppose his plan, among them the reverend al sharpton and russell simons. >> and i think they should recognize they are hypocritical action could lead to -- toward one community for the actions of only a few members of that community. >> reporter: and keithelison, the first muz lum elected to the house, said while it's proper to investigate radicalize is, it is not to single out a majority. [ chanting ] >> reporter: in new york, julie bandera
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Mar 15, 2011 10:00pm EDT
.  >> america's last world war one veteran has been laid to rest. president obama and vice president biden were paying respect to frank buckle at the cemetery today. he was buried with full military honors, dying last month at the age of 110 in his west virginia home. only two well known world war one veterans are still alive, in britain and australia. >>> lawmakers are facing a hard deadline before a shut down. they have until midnight friday. fox's craig boswell has the latest. >> the joint resolution is passed. >> reporter: the house passed a stop gap spending measure to fund the government for at least three weeks. >> what this is is a very good first step of going forward to really get a handle on the spending. >> reporter: the bill cut $6 billion from the budget and buys time for democrats and republicans to find an agreement on a spending plan for the remaining six months of this fiscal year. lawmakers on both sides voiced frustration over another temporary quick fix. >> this is no way to run a government. lurching back and forth like a drunken sailor. >> is it reckl
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Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. denny's. america's diner is always open. >> it's a dream come true and history in the making. for virginia commonwealth university. the basketball team is heading to the final 4 after a stunning upset over kansas. dave feldman is here with more on the historic win. >> reporter: they busted a lot of brackets. vcu finished fourth in the league this year and did not think they would be invited and one did and they won five games. yesterday, the 11th-seeded rams took down number one seed kansas, 71-67 and they have beaten teams from power conferences like pac 10, big east, big 10, acc, and the big 12 to advance to the final four. after the game, a wild celebration in richmond. what is it like the day after? beth parker is in the commonwealth to find out. >> here at vcu, the line chaise changes. out here and in that sidewalk. this is not a line for basketball tickets, this is a line for a t-shirt. >> and i am so pumped now. >> reporter: they waited hours for a vcu final four shirt. >> you don't know when this is going to happen, i guess, might as well get one now. >> reporter: the play
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Mar 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
continued with his tour of latin america, taking in the sights with his family. it may be another part of a white house effort to deemphasize the role in libya but critics wonder if the goal could expand to include getting rid of gadhafi. >> that is quite important because if we turn this into a war to remove gadhafi, who knows where it could go. >> reporter: and there is gumbling -- grumbling on capitol hill that the president needs to explain exactly what u.s. intends to do in libya. >> the crisis is causing more energy spikes. oil jumped to almost $1.03 a barrel after gadhafi vowed a long war over the weekend. average price of a gallon has jumped other 7 cents over the past two weeks and up 70 cents since this time last year. and you can find the best prices on myfoxdc.com by clicking on prices at the pump under the traffic tab. >>> more problems at the tsunami damaged plant in japan. workers evacuated after smoke was seen. they are trying to restore the electrical lines to avoid overheating. government has design described to scrap the complex. the death toll now expected to t
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Mar 3, 2011 7:00am EST
calderon today. the mexican president is expected to press the u.s. to crack down on america's drug consumption and illegal arms sales. >>> tennis, putting a maryland youngster on the map. that right there in the pink is alexa orlando. and she is a 4th grader at orchard grove elementary in frederick county. she appears in this public service announcement for let's move and with michelle obama and andre agassi and the best part is when she shushes the first lady. >> now it's easier than ever to play an hour a day, every day. >> shhh. >> good for her, being a local girl for that. >> and that is great. >> that is cool. >>> might be a little cold for tennis this morning if you are playing outdoors because we have temperatures in the 20s. but hang in there. as we get into tomorrow, we'll be back in tennis weather. >> if you miss a forecast, you don't know how to dress apr -- dress around here. >> today we'll be lucky to get out of the 30s. but for the day winter is b aga so stay tuned. 29 at reagan national. check out the 20s out there. 26 in baltimore. 25 in frederick. winchester is 25.
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Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> so we've had big snowball fights here in d.c., but on a nice day how about a pillow fight? the feathers are flying in berlin. thousands gathered here in front of germany's brandonberg gates to set a world record for the biggest pillow fight ever. look at all those feathers. i'm sneezing just looking at them. most say they didn't even care if they set a record because they were having just too much fun doing this. it's a good thing because i don't think anybody knows if a guinness official showed up in all that. >> i'm worried about having to clean it up. >> that looks like a lot of fun. would have been a good day to do that around here, a little chilly for my taste, will thomas. he'll have something to say about that. >> i appreciated the nice spring day. >> it was very nice and we're going to see things change a little bit, though, as we move into the week as usual. mother nature just doing all we can, but not a bad day today. things will change in term of temperatures, wind and sky con
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Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
could make headway is again america's favorite cinderella, george mason. they are back. >> you think so? >> they have a tough draw because of ohio state. and it's a tough draw in villanova. they struggled down the stretch. but mason is very good and they deserve this 8th seed as an at- large out of the caa. congratulations for just making the tournament. we'll see if they can get by villanova and they ohio state. and we debuted in the 6:00 hour our d.c. bracket madness. we showed you one. we'll show you again in case for you at home that didn't see it at the 5:00 hour, what we're talking about here, from the first bracket, the northwest region, all of this is a popularity contest. if allison seymour was in she would be a one seed this is for sports figures. we are now going to show you the southwest division for the first time -- here it is, allison. >> this is great. >> it's the coaching. gary williams comes in. maryland didn't make the nit. could that hurt? >> a 4 seed advancing. >> and then a 6 seed and a 2 seed in our bracket against bruce boudreau and the washington caps, the votes
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Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
. more on that when fox 5 morning news continues.  somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> police are hoping new billboards will help them capture the so-called east coast rapist. he is the suspect in at lost a dozen taxes that targeted 17 women. those billboards are going up in maryland, virginia, connecticut and rhode island. police have also started up a web site about this case. >>> an initial legal victory for the familiar will you of a d.c. man who died of a heart attack hours after paramedicked told him he was suffering from acid reflux. a judge ruled that the family can go ahead with a lawsuit against the city. the family says this case is not about the money. they hope the lawsuit will send a
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Mar 9, 2011 10:00pm EST
npr foundation, in part because of these comments. >> middle america, gun toting, they're scary, and furious. >> reporter: schiller, referring to the tea party, thought he was meeting with potential million dollar donors to npr but the man behind this undercover camera is really a conservative activist. >> the current republican party, in particular the tea party, is fanatically involved in people's personal lives. liberals today might be more educated and balanced. >> npr's ceo, vivian schiller, not related to ron schiller, is also out. npr's board of directors said it was appalled by the comments and say the resignations come on top of what has been a traumatic period for npr. you'll remember last year when analyst ron williams was fired for talking about his personal concerns over traveling on planes with muslims. also on the video, ron schiller said npr could be more independent without the 90 million in taxpayer dollars they receive each year, which is 10% of their total funding. >> it's very clear that we would be better off in the long run without federal funding. >> reporter:
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Mar 12, 2011 11:15pm EST
, right? and they america's favorite team. >> right. >> and that is just a game. one. get to the finals and lose a heartbreaker. >> then he had the nerve to say it was the media. >> and he let this out. >> right. >> and first of all, if you have guys crying -- . >> uh-huh. >> you have bigger issues and sick of all -- everyone else is standing around and pray he makes it and of course. >> you think hofstra should be out? >> i think with the tears. >> uh-huh. >> he should be gone. >> the crying game is over. >> and that is tough to say. >> did you see kendall walker in. >> i heard. >> and is there the best killer crossover you have seen? >> okay. >> and this is -- and gary mcgee of pittsburgh. and is -- he fell down the rest of his life and that is you had he's going to be remembered. >> first of all -- . >> and down he goes. >> yeah. >> and that is impressive but not as -- and that crossover. >> yes. >> that was good. it was kind of a, you know, and as a little guy. >> yeah. >> and in georgia legend. >> you were more impressive? who was the king originally. >> yes. yes. >> and this is a
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